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The Plant Hunters

Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains

by Mayne Reid

  • 321 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Fredonia Books (NL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant life: general,
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8843475M
    ISBN 101589636996
    ISBN 109781589636996
    OCLC/WorldCa51766362

    During this period, we have seen the rise of entrepreneurial, private nurserymen who stock their nurseries and catalog listings with plants and seeds obtained on collecting trips to the countries whose doors were formerly shut to plant exploration. These modern-day plant hunters have several common traits. Plant Hunters tells the story of our obsession with all things that grow—both for their beauty and their economic potential—and the creation of botanical gardens to cultivate them. This sumptuous, intriguing volume moves from East to West and back again, introducing the botanists, explorers, and empire builders who gathered plants such as 5/5(1). 8 people interested. Check out who is attending exhibiting speaking schedule & agenda reviews timing entry ticket fees. edition of Plant Hunters Fairs Bodenham Arboretum will be held at Bodenham Arboretum, Eckington starting on 11th April. It is a 1 day event organised by Plant Hunters Fairs and will conclude on Apr Begin the lesson on the parts of a plant by reading a book to your 1st-grade class. There are a number of children's books that introduce the topic of plants in simple but informative ways. For instance, “From Seed to Plant” by Gail Gibbons allows students to explore the relationship between seeds and plants in a simple, concise format.


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"The Plant Hunters" gives every sign of having been thrown together by Tyler Whittle to boil a pot. Yet he was an enthusiast for his subject, so there are many signs of a good book trying to get out. Nevertheless, is it more than irritating, in a book about hunting plants, to read a page or two, sometimes more, about a plant hunter without a Cited by: 2.

The Plant Hunters book. Read 44 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Driven by an all-consuming passion, the plant hunters traveled ar /5. The Plant Hunters also traces the establishment of botanical gardens and the many uses of plants in medicine.

In addition to stunning botanical drawings, the book features several unique facsimiles, including The Plant Hunters book letter from Carl Linnaeus, the father of taxonomy; extracts from Joseph Hooker’s notebooks; an extract from the orchid sketchbook of.

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Jan 18,  · His new book Modern Plant Hunters: Adventures in Pursuit of Extraordinary Plants (£30, Pimpernel Press) tells the stories of Roy Lancaster, Dan Hinkley and more. "The Plant Hunters" tells the story of our obsession with plants. This book contains topics that range from the entourage of Alexander the Great which included naturalists to the establishment The Plant Hunters book botanical gardens and the discovery through exploration of the plants that /5(7).

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Travel across the world and through history to meet the botanical pioneers who changed our landscape. Plant Hunters tells the story of our. Get this from a library. Plant hunters in the Andes. [T H Goodspeed] -- "The first edition, published inwas based on Goodspeed's first two expeditions to the central Andes, whereas the present edition, reporting on four additional expeditions, has a greatly.

THE PLANT HUNTERS by Anita Silvey | Kirkus Book Reviews. Read the Kirkus Review of THE PLANT HUNTERS True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth. Greed. Obsession. A passion for nature and travel. All these and more have driven intrepid explorers to search for exotic plants around the globe for centuries.

Plant collecting is the acquisition of plant specimens for the purposes of research, cultivation, or as a hobby. Plant specimens may be kept alive, but are more commonly dried and pressed to preserve the quality of the specimen. Plant collecting is an ancient practice with records of a Chinese botanist collecting roses over years ago.

About this book. Purdom and Farrer represents the first in-depth biographical study of the life of the often forgotten plant hunter William Purdom and estate owner Reginald Farrer. Both men were born inthe year of the death of Robert Fortune, and came from completely different social standings.

Jan 23,  · Victorian Plant Hunters; their legacy in our gardens, by Leslie Wilson This is the upper Min River Valley, near Songpan, Tibetan Sichuan, up which we travelled in a Chinese mini-bus tour in the yearand saw buddleia growing wild - truly wild, not feral, as it does in this country, cheering up railway embankments and finding a toe-hold in.

In the spirit of the Victorian amateur, this book doesn't address such questions as whether these exciting exotics damaged the ecosystems to which plant hunters brought them, or what these finds.

Apr 13,  · The pioneer plant hunters. This absorbing and delightful book about 18th-century botanists stands out among histories of plant hunting because it.

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GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Whittle is an English botanist and novelist (The Spinning Tops of Naples, ).

In this rapid, chatty, anecdotal spread he culls here and there from the lives and contributions of a fine stand of notables, from thirteenth century. This round-up of eminent plant hunters from the Renaissance to World War II should not be confused with a book of the same title by Whittle (, p.

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A 1 day trade show, Plant Hunters Fairs Henbury Hall Gardens is going to be held in Macclesfield, UK on 14 Mar focusing on Consumer Fair, Home & Office product categories. The plant hunters: Adventurers who transformed our gardens would put Indiana Jones to shame They were held for nine months and threatened with death, an experience they describe in their book.

Dec 15,  · Anita Silvey. Anita Silvey is among today's foremost authorities on children's books. She is the creator of both the online and the print editions of the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac, and teaches courses in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science and the Children's Literature Program at Simmons College.A frequent contributor to NPR, Ms.

Silvey lectures around the country on. Mar 06,  · The book also includes a fascinating account of the voyage of the Bounty. While the ship is most famous for the mutiny that took place init was also the first naval ship to be commissioned to act as a floating conservatory, transporting breadfruit trees to Tahiti.

Kew Botanist David Nelson was the plant collector on this voyage. Get this from a library. The plant hunters. [Carolyn Fry, (Science writer)] -- From geraniums to begonias, the common plants that often adorn backyard gardens are rarely native to our region.

The same goes for many of the diverse and delicious fruits and vegetables that grace. So plant hunting continues with entrepreneurial private nurseries collecting plants and seeds from countries which weren’t always open for exploration. And like the plant hunters of old, they are highly motivated as they were and perhaps a little bit obsessed.

About this book. Almost all the books that have been published on plant hunting focus on the so-called `golden age' that ended with the death of Frank Kingdon Ward in One might be forgiven for thinking that plant hunting itself came to an end in Check out Plant Hunters Fairs Consall Gardens Consall Gardens Dates Location Schedule Registration Agenda Reviews Exhibitor list.

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‘Modern Plant Hunters – Adventures in Pursuit of Extraordinary Plants’ by Dr Sandy Primrose is published in hardback by Pimpernel Press Ltd (appligraphic-groupe.com) at £ A complimentary copy of the book was kindly supplied by the publisher for the purpose of review. We chat with him about his cacti hunting adventures in Chile, weird plant adaptations and more.

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To find the answer, she went back to the Arnold Arboretum and visited the library there. That visit led to the writing of The Plant Hunters.

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It is a 1 day event organised by Plant Hunters Fairs and will conclude on MarConstance Carter, Head of ebook Science Reference Section, Library of Congress, describes the work of the intrepid group of scientists from the U.S.

and beyond who traveled the world collecting plants to enrich botanical knowledge and their nations’ gardens. (Plant Hunters, Journeys and Crossings, Library of Congress, Digital Reference Section).